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GOC 101: Han Solo

Pilot, Smuggler, Swindler, Scum, Rebel, and Scoundrel. Captain of the Millenium Falcon, the ship that “made the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs.” General for the Rebel Alliance. Husband of Leia Organa and father to Ben Solo/Kylo Ren. Those are the names and titles of everyone’s favorite scruffy looking, nerf-herder, Han Solo. Introduced in A New Hope inside the shady […]

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‘Star Wars: Last Shot’ Spoiler-Free Book Review

Before I start this review, I must admit I was not very thrilled with the idea of new Han Solo content. Star Wars has an incredible expanded universe that goes beyond the films, and it’s filled with characters just as captivating as Han. Why mess with one of the most iconic fictional smugglers in history? I didn’t think anyone could […]

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#SOTD: Childish Gambino – “Freaks and Geeks”

In 2009, we were formally introduced to Donald Glover via his character, Troy Barnes, on the late, great TV series Community. Although he had already received an Emmy for being a part of the 30 Rock writing team his work on Community catapulted him to stardom. Taking the pseudonym bequeathed to him by the online Wu Tang Clan name generator, […]

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Early Reactions For ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Have Begun to Appear Online

When it was first announced that they were making a Han Solo origin story, it was clear from the get-go that many fans were hesitant about what would happen to the beloved character. Add in a turbulent production schedule including directors departing right before principal photography was completed, many were wary about the final outcome of the film and whether or not […]

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Alden Ehrenreich Will Return for Two More Movies After ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Rumors have been going around for a while, but Han Solo himself has officially confirmed that he’ll be returning for two more Star Wars films after Solo: A Star Wars Story. He revealed some details to Alex Pappademas during an interview for Esquire Magazine’s latest cover story: He knows what he’s getting into. It’s a deeper commitment than just one movie. Even Ford couldn’t […]

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Jon Favreau to Write and Executive Produce Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ TV Series

Last year it was announced that Disney was developing a live-action television series set in a galaxy far, far away, and that would be exclusive to the company’s streaming service that’s launching in 2019. Disney confirmed that Jon Favreau has signed on as executive producer and writer for the series in a statement put out by Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. I couldn’t […]

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[UPDATE] First ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer to Air Monday, February 5th During ‘Good Morning America’

UPDATE: According to Good Morning America’s 1iota page, the first trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story will debut on the show Monday morning. All mention of the trailer has now been removed, but this is what it looked like: Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters May 25 (that’s only 112 days away) and a trailer still hasn’t been released by Disney. […]

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Rough Chinese Box Office for ‘The Last Jedi’ Leads to ‘Solo’ Being Renamed

Following a disappointing performance for Star Wars: The Last Jedi in China, Disney and Lucasfilm are taking a different approach for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story. According to a media analyst who follows the Chinese film market, the Chinese characters for Star Wars are being removed from the film and it will be called Ranger Solo. All previous movies […]